Juan Luis Guerra

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  • Bachata In The Caribbean Music

    80’s and 90’s the maracas were replaced by the güira scraper which is borrowed from Merengue. There were also 3 more additions to the lineup in the 80’s and 90’s. The two acoustic guitars were replaced with two acoustic electric guitars with electric guitar pickups installed into the sound hole, an electric bass was also added to the lineup along with the güira player playing a bass drum. The way that Bachata was viewed and the stigma surrounding its name started to lessen once the internationally well-known artist, Juan Luis Guerra, released his 1990 album, Bachata Rosa. “Bachata Rosa” won a Latin Grammy and helped to make Bachata a more appreciated genre of music. With one of the most well-respected musicians from the Dominican Republic approving of the genre, Bachata slowly started to make its way into the mainstream media. With Bachata’s growing popularity, more and more successful Bachata artists started to arise in the 1990’s such as Antony Santos, Luis Vargas, Zacarías Ferreira, Frank Reyes, Los Tinellers, Elvis Martinez, and many more. By the mid 90’s, there were around 500,000 Dominican immigrants in New York City, starting a new era for Bachata (Hernandez). With Hip Hop and R&B being popular genres of music in New York City in the 90’s, Bachata started to absorb the sounds from the Hip Hop and R&B genres. The most famous band to do this was Aventura with their first two studio albums “Generation Next” and “We Broke the Rules”. They added many aspects of Hip Hop…

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  • Analysis Of Lord Byron's Mutability And She Walks In Beauty

    In “Mutability”, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, and “She Walks in Beauty”, by Lord Byron, the sonnets show the simple beauty of natural humans and how complex it can be. In “She Walks in Beauty”, the woman is analyzed through contradictions from “dark” and “bright”. The sonnet emphasizes on how someone’s beauty is perfection because amongst all the darkness, she still illuminates with her purity. Byron is viewing this woman through exaggeration of unnatural beauty, but somehow her contradicting…

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  • Essay On Marian Apparition

    Mary and the children. The sun danced across the sky and got really small and then really big. People were able to look at it without hurting their eyes or squinting. Thousands of people were witnesses to the event and now the apparition site is another pilgrimage site for millions of people with faith in Mary. The third major apparition of Mary that occurred was in Guadalupe, Mexico. An older man named Juan Diego was walking through the Tepayac hills when he encountered the Blessed Mother. She…

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  • Living A Good Life In Albert Camus's The Myth Of Sisyphus

    skips classes, doesn’t do homework, and doesn’t study that is succeeding. Camus may suggest that we do not need the education to live a good life. He may suggest we should just stick to what we already know. However, studies show that individuals with college degrees earn significantly more income in their lifetime than those who do not; it would be extremely difficult to live freely as Camus suggests without money. Additionally, what if we felt like doing bad things? Again, Camus would suggest…

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  • The Stone Guest Don Juan Character Analysis

    The Plot Twist of Men and Women Stereotypes In Pushkin’s The Stone Guest Don Juan is known for his seductive past, who is now willing to devote his life to Doña Anna while surrendering all of the other women he admires. Yet, Pushkin’s character Laura also has seductive tendencies, but she has no regard in settling down. Unfortunately in the 21st century women are known for their sex appeal and Laura’s character happened to enhance how women are portrayed today. Women and men may indeed live on…

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  • History Of Chicago Union Hospital

    In some instances they come down there to find out why they were suspended. He spent most of his time showing me how a physician can be put on suspension and how to deal with them once they find out. He works with the doctors most of the time to resolve the suspension issue. One way he is able to help is by assigning most of the deficiency components to their residents for completion other than signatures. I have heard stories of how bad an encounter can go with an angry physician but Luis…

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  • Mexican Music

    Traditional Grupera music is dominated by groups such as Yonics, La Migra, Limite, Los Temerarios and Jenni Rivera. The most popular Mexican pop stars consists of Thalia, Linda Thomas, Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernandez, and Gloria Trevi. Some Mexican rockers are Los Freddys, Los Babys, La Migra, and Los Muecas. In Mexico there is Modern Mexican alternative performers which are Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos del Quinto Patio, Cafe Tacuba, and Nortec Collective. Fans of bolero will enjoy listening to…

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  • Comparison Of Miss Rose Bradwardine And The Chieftain's Sister

    intermingling and alterations of pre-existing ones, Byron creates no distinct new genre but utilising the conventions of many different ones. The dichotomy of the traditional epic hero narrative and the witty burlesque in Don Juan can be encapsulated in every stanza, and sometimes in a single line due to Byron’s careful use of and engagement with form. Don Juan’s famous maxim that “Pleasure’s a sin, and sometimes sin’s a pleasure” (Byron HERE) was enough to enrage and intrigue a mass audience,…

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  • Dominican Republic Democratization

    establishing representative democracy as its official political system. Therefore, with the help of historical events and new developments I will evaluate nine key factors. Dominican Republic rise to democratization is contributed to elements that fall under domestic society, domestic politics, Intermestic, and International. Dominican Republic is a country that is rich in history, from gaining its independence from Haiti in February 27, 1844 to revolting against the Spanish Empire. It is a…

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  • Mexican Culture Essay

    The Renovation of a Damaged People: Mexico’s Post-Revolution Cultural Recovery Throughout history, music, art, and literature have held key roles in dealing with and responding to current political events. This type of culture has been used for good and evil - spreading truth that inspires the masses to make a change, or propaganda in order for a government to cultivate certain ideas within its citizens. By looking at the content of artistic expression during any given time and in any given…

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